MICHIGAN'S EXPANDED MEDICAID PROGRAM HELPED IMPROVE HEALTH FOR MOST VULNERABLE RESIDENTS

The most vulnerable residents of the nation's 10th most populous state say their health improved significantly after they enrolled...

FATTY ACID CAN KILL HUMAN CANCER CELLS, STUDY SHOWS

Researchers have demonstrated that a fatty acid called dihomogamma-linolenic acid, or DGLA, can kill human cancer cells.

 
 
 

SURVEY REVEALS COVID-19 PANDEMIC-RELATED MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS

The COVID-19 pandemic is putting significant stress on college students, many of whom are worried about increasing financial pressures...

EXPERTS DEVELOP A SIMPLE QUESTIONNAIRE TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT MANAGING LIVER DISEASE

Alcohol's popularity and its central place in socializing in Australia obscures the dangers of excessive drinking and possible liver...

 
 
 

BREASTFEEDING HELPS MOTHER AND BABY SHARE 'GOOD BACTERIA'

A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of Manitoba has found that bacteria are shared...

NEW BIOMARKER COULD BE AN EARLY INDICATOR OF COGNITIVE DECLINE

Medical researchers in the UK and Australia have identified a new marker which could support the search for novel preventative and...

 
 
 

CONCENTRATION OF LOPINAVIR AND HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE NOT SUFFICIENT TO FIGHT NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

Lopinavir is a drug against HIV, hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria and rheumatism. Until recently, both drugs were regarded...

NEWLY DISCOVERED CHEMICAL COMPOUND SHOWS POTENTIAL TO BECOME TREATMENT FOR BRAIN DISORDERS

Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia discovered a novel chemical compound, which has the potential to became a new drug...

 
 
 

NEWLY IDENTIFIED GENE VARIANTS IN BLACK AMERICANS COULD LEAD TO PRECISION PROSTATE CANCER THERAPIES

Black men in the United States are known to suffer disproportionately from prostate cancer, but few studies have investigated whether...

USC SCIENTISTS MAY HAVE FOUND A PATH TOWARD INCREASING HUMAN LIFESPAN

Scientists at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences may have found the beginnings of a path toward increasing human lifespan.

 
 
 

UQ RESEARCHERS REVEAL THREE-DIMENSIONAL STRUCTURE OF IMPORTANT ENZYME

Advanced herbicides and treatments for infection may result from the unravelling of a 50-year-old mystery by University of Queensland...

INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAM AIMS TO DELIVER BENEFITS FOR THE OLDEST AND YOUNGEST GENERATIONS

While our oldest and youngest generations may seem worlds apart, a new ageing well initiative will bring them together in an innovative...

 
 
 

HISTORY OF RAPE ASSOCIATED WITH 'DYSFUNCTIONAL BREATHING'

Rape and sexual trauma may have long-lasting consequences for physical health as well as mental health, University of Otago researchers...

INNOVATIVE SYSTEM AIMS TO IMPROVE PREDICTIONS OF SURVIVAL INDICATORS IN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

Improving the predictions of survival indicators in breast cancer patients through artificial intelligence and probabilistic modeling...

 
 
 

CONSUMING WHEY PROTEIN AT NIGHT INCREASES MORNING BLOOD SUGAR LEVEL IN HEALTHY PEOPLE

Consuming protein at night increases blood sugar level in the morning for healthy people, according to new research presented this...

RESEARCH EXAMINES THE ROLE OF PERINEURONAL NETWORKS IN PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

Juan Nácher, professor at the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Valencia, has conducted research on the role of perineuronal...

 
 
 

NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR ADVANCED HEALTH MONITORING OF STROKE SURVIVORS PATENTED IN LITHUANIA

Group of biomedical engineers from biotech company Gruppo Fos Lithuania together with researchers at Kaunas University of Technology...

NEW FRAMEWORK PROVIDES A PATH FOR ENHANCED CARE IN NURSING HOMES DURING COVID-19 AND BEYOND

As of May 2020, nursing home residents account for a staggering one-third of the more than 80,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in the U.S.

 
 
 

CHARITY WARNS OF A CATASTROPHIC KNOCK ON EFFECT FOR STROKE RESEARCH DUE TO PANDEMIC

Almost three quarters of stroke research projects funded by the Stroke Association have been suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.

FIND AND UNITAID LAUNCH CALL FOR EOI TO FILL MAJOR DIAGNOSTIC GAPS IN COVID-19 DETECTION

The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics and Unitaid announced today that the organizations have launched a call for expressions...

 
 
 



Study Says COVID-19 Left 147 Million People Unemployed Globally

Study Says COVID-19 Left 147 Million People Unemployed Globally

Coronavirus pandemic has made 147 million people unemployed, revealed new study. While some regions, such as China and the US, have experienced greater direct economic effects... Read more ...

Excess Deaths from COVID-19; Getting to Herd Immunity: It's TTHealthWatch!

Excess Deaths from COVID-19; Getting to Herd Immunity: It's TTHealthWatch!

TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas... Read more ...

PM Narendra Modi Directs For Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Situation

PM Narendra Modi Directs For Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the direction during a COVID-19 review meeting he chaired to take stock of the coronavirus situation across the country and the preparedness... Read more ...

Corrected coronavirus case numbers in South Florida drive death rate down

Corrected coronavirus case numbers in South Florida drive death rate down

New statistics out of Florida show that coronavirus cases are actually higher than first believed, but there is a silver lining here: It means that the actual fatality rate of... Read more ...

On a keto diet? Satisfy that sweet tooth with these keto-approved sweeteners

On a keto diet? Satisfy that sweet tooth with these keto-approved sweeteners

The keto diet may seem daunting to anyone who loves carbs and sweets. After all, dieting means being careful about what you eat. However, there are many ways to make dishes... Read more ...

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Hep C Tx Shows Promise in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

A higher percentage of hospitalized COVID-19 patients treated with sofosbuvir and daclatasvir , a two-drug hepatitis C virus combination therapy, experienced clinical... Read more ...

Another coronavirus death recorded in Wales and seven new cases

Another coronavirus death recorded in Wales and seven new cases

The latest Public Health Wales figures were revealed as holiday businesses in Wales started to re-open Read more ...

Novel Drug Candidate may Develop Effective Treatments for Brain Disorders

Novel Drug Candidate may Develop Effective Treatments for Brain Disorders

Novel chemical compound discovered has the potential to become a new drug for the treatment of core symptoms of brain disorders such as Down syndrome and autism, reports a new... Read more ...

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine do not work on COVID-19 because the concentration of both these drugs in the lungs of patients are not sufficient to fight the infection... Read more ...

Abnormally High Fasting Blood Sugar Could Double Death Risk in COVID-19 Patients

Abnormally High Fasting Blood Sugar Could Double Death Risk in COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 patients with abnormally high blood sugar are linked to double the risk of death and an increased risk of severe complications, according to a new study. Read more ...